This was a delicious meal we enjoyed over the weekend. It was quick and easy to make and really great flavors. As a main meal, it was good for 2 people. If served with other side dishes it could go for 4 people.

Gnocchi with Belgian Endives

Serving Size: 2


  • 1 (16 ounce) package prepared gnocchi
  • 12 ounces roasted paprikas with juice
  • 2 Belgian endive
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil for cooking

Gnocchi with Belgian Endives


  1. Place the roasted paprika with the juices, a small onion, chopped, and 1 clove of garlic in a blender and puree.
  2. Put the pureed paprika mixture in a medium sauce pan and heat on low- medium heat.
  3. In a dry frying pan, toast the walnut pieces.
  4. Once the walnuts are toasted, remove from the pan and set aside.
  5. Slice the endive lengthwise into quarters, then slice into smaller bite sized pieces.
  6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan.
  7. When the oil is hot, add the gnocchi and fry until lightly golden brown.
  8. When the gnocchi are cooked, add the endive and cook until just wilted- 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Add the walnut pieces and toss well.
  10. Serve the gnocchi and endive-walnut mixture in bowls.
  11. Drizzle the paprika sauce on top.
  12. We enjoyed this meal with a whole grain baguette and a large mixed salad.